Tag Archives: bankruptcy protection


Hedge Fund Manager Gets 7 Years For Fraud

New York  (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Michael C. Regan was sentenced in a federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y. to seven years in prison for fraud. Just last June, Regan settled charges with the SEC on another of his hedge […]

CIT’s future in question ahead of lender meeting

Lexington Herald – CIT Group Inc.’s shares soared Tuesday on a report that hedge fund manager John Paulson is considering merging the troubled finance company with failed mortgage lender IndyMac Federal Bank. But they plunged after-hours as a separate report […]

Fed orders CIT to submit capital plan

Reuters – The U.S. Federal Reserve has ordered CIT Group Inc, the cash-strapped corporate lender struggling to avoid bankruptcy, to submit a plan for raising capital and meeting debt obligations within 15 days. The order from the powerful regulator comes […]

Madoff trustee seeks $1 billion from Cayman hedge fund

Caribbean Net News – The trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff’s investment-advisory business has asked a judge for a default ruling against Harley International Ltd, arguing that the Cayman Islands hedge fund failed to respond to a lawsuit accusing it of taking […]

US gloom weighs on London

Times Online – Britain’s leading share index stayed in negative territory in mid-morning trading after failing to shake off concern about rising US debt and growing fears that General Motors will file for bankruptcy protection by Monday. The FTSE 100 […]

A Fund Manager Wins, and Moves On

New York Times – William A. Ackman makes a lot of noise for someone in the hush-hush business of hedge funds. He harangues executives, goads boards, talks this stock up and that one down — all in search of profit. […]

Newedge, Amiri Capital to launch Islamic hedge FoF

Reuters – Amiri Capital, the Islamic asset manager backed by investment firm Olivant, said on Monday it has teamed up with broker Newedge to launch the first Islamic fund of long/short hedge funds marketed in the Middle East. The partnership […]

Bankrupt Tulsa Execs Receive Over $3 Milllion in Bonuses

West Palm Beach – A pair of SemGroup LP executives are the only two administrators named to receive bonuses from both the bankrupt Tulsa company and its publicly held and struggling subsidiary, SemGroup Energy Partners LP, tulsaworld.com first reported Thursday. […]

Universal banks winning battle for hedge business

Reuters – Broker-dealers such as Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are losing out in the battle for hedge funds’ dwindling pool of assets, as funds seek out banks with diverse sources of funding in a major shake-up of prime broking. […]

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